Caribbean

Social services key to growth in Belize

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Belize

Prime Minister Johnny Briceño says the Central American country's new-found economic stability can lead to more nearshoring

World Bank funds storm recovery in the Dominican Republic

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions World Bank

US-based multilateral lender grants a $200 mln loan to rebuild after Hurricane Fiona hit the Caribbean country in September last year

IDB Invest backs first social bond in Trinidad

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Bonds

IDB's private sector affiliate underwrites a $44 mln deal by local mortgage lender HMB

IDB talks pricing for next benchmark bond

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

US-based development bank opens IPTs at 41 basis points over SOFR mid-swaps, head of funding says

S&P upgrades Dominican Republic to BB

Credit Ratings S&P Global Upgrade

Rating agency moves the country up a notch, saying sound economic management has led to a strong economic recovery

IDB approves loans for water services

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Debt

US-based development bank provides $880 mln in financing for four countries, including $500 mln for Bolivia and $150 mln for Argentina

IMF offers two credit lines to Barbados

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Debt Loans

US-based lender approves $302 mln in financing for the Caribbean nation with $113 mln to maintain economic stability and $189 mln to face climate change

Bankers applaud Goldfajn election at IDB

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Latin America

Brazilian economist is expected to lead a more active IDB and open up more financing deals to lenders outside the region, sources say

IDB Invest sells blue bonds to Japanese insurer

IDB Invest Bonds Debt

IDB's private sector affiliate raises $33 mln in a 20-year deal with T&D Holdings

Brazilian candidate stands as frontrunner for IDB president

International Financial Institutions Caribbean Latin America

Former central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn is accomplished as an economist, but he may lack the political experience for the role, sources say

IDB aligns with South Korea to fund electric vehicles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

US-based development bank and GCF earmark $450 mln for projects in nine countries

Bladex leads another loan for Favorita

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

Panama City-based trade finance bank syndicates a $130 mln facility for the Ecuadorian fruit company to fund investments and pay off debt

Brazil selects candidate for IDB president

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Bolsonaro administration nominates Ilan Goldfajn to succeed Mauricio Claver-Carone, but the timing raises eyebrows ahead of Sunday's presidential run-off

Latin America faces a third shock

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy Debt

Tightening global financial conditions will make financing costlier and scarcer, IMF warns

IDB Invest preps sustainable bond

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Bonds

IDB's private sector affiliate could issue its first euro-denominated sustainable notes after receiving positive feedback from investors, source says